Noun(1) a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.(2) the trait of practicing caution in advance(3) judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
(1) The sisters have even gone to the precaution of popping their valuables into the boot and they've still been stolen.(2) The government is purchasing and storing medicines and vaccines as a precaution against future attacks.(3) The action has been taken as a veterinary precaution against the spread of foot and mouth infection.(4) he had taken the precaution of seeking legal advice(5) No one was injured during the incident but staff were evacuated as a precaution while firefighters made the area safe.(6) Armed officers had been used as a precaution in case anyone was inside.(7) You'd been checking yourself every day, as a matter of course, as a precaution .(8) Moving the transfer date was a sensible precaution against anticipated insurgent attacks.(9) As a precaution against the disease lingering, quick lime was poured into the graves.(10) Of course I took the precaution of turning my light off first, and it was a lucky thing I did.(11) He will sign the act; it is a necessary precaution and the only course of action possible at this time.(12) Both boys were taken to York Hospital and have been put on a course of penicillin as a precaution .(13) Keep your seatbelt fastened at all times when seated as an extra precaution in case of unexpected turbulence.(14) Working online without taking these necessary security precautions is simply asking for trouble.(15) Many of these fatalities and injuries could have been prevented if proper safety precautions were taken.(16) They're safe if you follow the precautions on the label, which suggest ventilating your work area.
(1) safety precaution :: veiligheidsmaatreël
1. safeguard ::
2. guard ::
3. caution ::
Different Formsprecaution, precautionary, precautions
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